Kansas City Weekend

Last weekend my girlfriend and I drove to Kansas City to meet up with my friends from Oklahoma. Kansas City’s neighborhoods, each with its own vibe, offer visitors a welcoming Midwest experience. I was really happy I was able to hang out with my friends, it’s been so long since last time I saw them!…

Chocolate Biscuit Roll

Hey guys! While I’m spending some time in the USA, I want to share with you something I made before leaving Italy. Today’s recipe is a sweet treat that can be served in a get together or a party. It’s been so long since I’ve posted another recipe…I know, so here with go with a…

20fit

Today on The Italian Guest I am going talk about fitness. I recently had the pleasure to experience this new way of training, which uses EMS to stimulate your body and improve your workout. 20fit is located in Bergamo downtown, it’s a modern gym and well furnished. The predominat colours are blu and white as…

Goss Burger

In these days my friends and I went to Città Alta to check out one of the Goss Burger’s locations. They have one in Bergamo downtown, bigger and fancier and one in Arcore, Milan. They opened the restaurant in Città Alta last year during Summer 2016 and brought it to the old town with a…

Torre Civica (Campanone)

The Civic Tower or “Big Bell” overlooks the top of Piazza Vecchia in Città Alta and it’s considered one of the symbols of Bergamo. My friends and I on a Saturday morning decided to explore some of the streets of Città Alta and feel like tourists in our own town. The Civic Tower was built…

Happy Birthday We Run Bergamo

Photo Credit: Luca Foresti Photography “We Run Bergamo” is the motto given by a group of people with a passion for sports to a series of trainings which they consist of 10 km running between the beautiful streets of Bergamo. I remember one of the first events I joined in Febraury 2016 when all of…

Hog Beer

Happy Friday everyone! Today on the Italian Guest I’m gonna talk about this pub recently opened in Curno, a neighborhood in my town, Bergamo. My friends and I checked it out last week, on a friday night. The inside of the pub is really wide open, wood is the predominant element: the chairs are in…

Trattoria D’Ambrosio – da Giuliana

Trattoria D’Ambrosio or let’s just called it Da Giuliana, the owner’s name, is a must check in Bergamo, it doesn’t matter if it’s lunch or dinner. It’s a meeting place where you’re not coming for gourmet food but for finding a place with solid tradition and surrealistic elegance. The restaurant inside has so many objects,…

Hayashi

Group of friends going for sushi at lunch? Yes! This is what my friends and I did on Saturday. It’s been so long since I’ve eaten sushi and I trusted one of my foodie friends to check Hayashi. Hayashi is a japanese AYCE, an all you can eat restaurant where you pay a fixed price for…

Platina

On a lovely Thursday evening, my girlfriend and I ventured to Porta Venezia to try an Italian restaurant that was already knew to us. Located on the corner of Via Felice Casati and Via Lecco, in the ground  level of a residential building. Platina is also a laboratory. In the morning they produce different types of…

Bergamo Chocolate Festival

For all those chocolate lovers wandering in Bergamo downtown in these days don’t worry, keep reading and you won’t be disappointed. The Chocolate Festival or Festa del Cioccolato, in Italian, is an event organised every year in my town. It takes place from January 26th to January 29th and it features a number of exhibitors…

Pontida

Pontida is the name given to this little cozy cafe in Bergamo downtown. The cafe defines itself as a little corner where to take a break in a confortable place. I stopped by with my friend Miranda and my girfriend for something warm to drink. All of us got the chocolate mug cake, recommended by…